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Poster: verylazylightning Date: Oct 16, 2010 7:36pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Trying To Find Sting/Jerry Video


Ok, thanks for the leads. Now I know that the video
is question is a performance of "Tea In The Sahara"
the night of 6/25/93. The footage is in black and
white.
This was really jazzy stuff, very fine playing even
by Jerry's superlative standards, and it shows in
his body language and Sting's ecstatic response.
Does anyone know if this is even available in music
form anywhere?

It's always cool to see Jerry utterly blow people's
mind. I remember a Philly show where he took off so
far that it quietened even the other band members
(Bobby and Phil just standing on the stage watching
him carefully, their arms crossed atop their
instruments) - every cop and security guard around
the stage utterly forget what they were doing and
turned their backs to the crowd, utterly absorbed
by Garcia. Ninety percent of them probably hated
rock and roll and knew nothing of the Dead but, for
those brief few seconds, they acted like they were
in church.

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Poster: hasher Date: Oct 17, 2010 12:32am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Trying To Find Sting/Jerry Video

"It's always cool to see Jerry utterly blow people's
mind. I remember a Philly show where he took off so
far that it quietened even the other band members
(Bobby and Phil just standing on the stage watching
him carefully, their arms crossed atop their
instruments) - every cop and security guard around
the stage utterly forget what they were doing and
turned their backs to the crowd, utterly absorbed
by Garcia. Ninety percent of them probably hated
rock and roll and knew nothing of the Dead but, for
those brief few seconds, they acted like they were
in church."

I've heard this story before. Anyone know what show this was? Spectrum? '93? JFK '89?

This post was modified by hasher on 2010-10-17 07:32:47

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Poster: vapors Date: Oct 17, 2010 2:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Trying To Find Sting/Jerry Video

I have been curious about your query and here is what I have found after poking around a bit, mostly from thejerrysite.

Jerry sat in with Sting:
6/13/93 Orchard Park . . . Tea in the Sahara/Consider Me Gone
6/18/93 Chicago . . . Tea in the Sahara/Consider Me Gone
6/19/93 Chicago (Jerry sits in on soundcheck; no encore with Jerry due to raging thunderstorm)
6/25/93 DC . . . Walking on the Moon/Consider Me Gone
6/26/93 DC . . .Walking on the Moon/Consider Me Gone/Down So Long

http://hypem.com/track/622762/Sting+and+Jerry+Garcia+-+Walking+On+The+Moon+Consider+Me+Gone+Been+Down+So+Long